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This week we welcomed the return of burned-out mathematician turned indie-soul artist, Jeremy Voltz with his new song, Like the Very First Time. Voltz’s music is inspired by thinking deeply about the people in his life and what he’d love to have the courage to say to them. Reminiscent of Jeff Buckley, Hozier, and Stevie …
Toronto based singer-songwriter Jeremy Voltz has been writing music, recording, and performing for 18 years. As well as his solo career, Jeremy is also a member of fantastic thirteen voice a cappella group Countermeasure, under the direction of musical director Aaron Jensen. Known for his contemporary soul sound and huge voice, Jeremy’s songs bridge the gap between folk, rock, and soul. He sat down with Folk Roots Radio at the 2019 Folk Music Ontario conference for three live songs and an in-depth conversation about his music. For more information about the music of Jeremy Voltz visit https://jeremyvoltzmusic.com. Music: Jeremy Voltz “One Day At A Time” (Live), “Running Away” (Live) and “I’ll Follow” (Live)
Jeremy Voltz has been writing music, recording, and performing for 18 years throughout Canada, the U.S., and abroad. Known for his contemporary soul sound and huge voice, his songs bridge the gap between folk, rock, and soul. As a vocalist, Jeremy has had the pleasure of performing for huge crowds on some of Toronto’s greatest stages. He has performed at the Sony Centre, North by North East, City Hall, and live on the CBC. He has also toured internationally as a featured soloist with acclaimed vocal group Countermeasure, whose music video for his solo track “Life is Fine” skyrocketed to over 200K views on YouTube in just a few months. He has also gained notoriety as a songwriter; two of his songs were recent semi-finalists in the Canadian Songwriting competition, and he was awarded a music grant through Z103.5’s FundMeFest for his song “Wrong With Me”. Growing up in Cleveland, Jeremy became a multi-instrumentalist and band-leader, first studying jazz drumming, then guitar, piano, all the while honing the voice he is renowned for. Since moving to Toronto in 2007, Jeremy has immersed himself in the musical network of Toronto, from performing and collaborating with up and coming Canadian artists like Alysha Brilla, to sharing the bill with Canadian legends like April Wine, Corey Hart, Chantal Kreviazuk, Nikki Yanofsky, Glass Tiger, Matt Dusk, Kim Mitchell, and Blue Rodeo.